On a Stifling Warm Evening, Listening to Miami Mansions

It’s been in the upper 90s here in the Pacific Northwest for weeks. I am not good with this heat. It’s not why I live in Oregon. However, there are plenty of things to take your mind off of the weather. Earlier today Kaichi, sent me a link to Bandcamp with an album he and… Read More »

Another Luckey Night

Luckey’s has been really setting a new standard for live music. They are pulling in great bands every weekend. This weekend we had a solo performance by Colin Redmond a.k.a. CR Ensemble. His new band was not able to come out and play the for this show. If Colin is any indication, they must be… Read More »

Happy Third Birthday to the Hi-Fi

The Hi-FI Music Hall turned 3 last weekend. I got an invite to document the mayhem. I had a great time there. The line-up was great. Medium Troy Fortunes Folly The Whiteaker Hot Club Reeble Jar I took a bunch of pictures. Hi-Fi Music Hall, 5 May 2018     Tom ChamberlainTom is a photographer,… Read More »

Fools Passing in the Night

We all have a friend that has a band. A lot of us are guilty of never going out to see that friend’s band. I fell into that trap, but I finally went to see Fools last night at Luckey’s Club. They opened a three band show with Left On Wilson and Normal Bean Band.… Read More »

We Welcome in 2018 with a Psych Ball

The Eugene Psychedelic Ball I’ve been looking forward to this show for several weeks. These are some of my favorite bands. I hit up the promotor Tim of Snow White the band about shooting the show and he was stoked I was able to make it out. I know that guy puts a lot of… Read More »

Saving James’s Ass

Maintaining my faith in humanity. A few weeks back I ran into Sarah Nachbar at Doc’s Pad and she told me that she and couple of friends were organizing a benefit for James Smith. I don’t know James, but I added to my calendar. James Smith is a local musician, he found himself with a serious… Read More »

The Best One-Day Music Festival I’ve Ever Been To – The Whitaker Block Party

A little background. Whiteaker Block Party is a neighborhood event for the Whiteaker neighborhood of Eugene, Oregon. This was the 11th year of the block-party. The neighborhood residents and businesses in the hood pull together and volunteer to throw a ten-hour party. Which is more like a music festival than block-party. I had been approached… Read More »

Happy New Year, 2017

Eugene Psychedelic Ball No New Year’s Eve party is complete without a bunch of killer psych-bands crushing it all night. This was a lot of show. I caught a piece of every band that played and I tried to get shots of each band but you know how it can get crazy at a NYE… Read More »